This incredibly useful guide book to mathematics contains the fundamental working knowledge of mathematics which is needed as an everyday guide for working scientists and engineers, as well as for students. Now in its fifth updated edition, it is easy to understand, and convenient to use. Inside you’ll find the information necessary to evaluate most problems which occur in concrete applications. In the newer editions emphasis was laid on those fields of mathematics that became more important for the formulation and modeling of technical and natural processes. For the 5th edition, the chapters "Computer Algebra Systems" and "Dynamical Systems and Chaos" have been revised, updated and expanded.